Dear Gillian It strikes me that life is prolonged through sentiment, but what if life is just as long as it is meant to be?
Dear Gillian When I sit quietly, reality is a direct experience. It is deep, loving, caring and boundless. There is a ‘source’ but language cannot
The interface between Ch’an Buddhist practice and Christian practice is that of contemplative prayer. Contemplative prayer is preferably ‘silent’, and comprised of a single, meaningful, one-syllable word.
Dear Gillian The Early Church (Apostolic) Fathers reacted unfavourably to a teaching they referred to as ‘Gnosticism’. With the discovery of the Nag Hammadi Library (and Dead Sea Scrolls), we know
Dear Gillian Most modern Christian (theological) texts would appear to be ‘revisionist’ on this matter. In other words, daemons are presented as an anachronism from
Going outside is overrated. Well, not exactly. Going outside can be very fulfilling – unless something bad happens. These disasters of varying magnitude are usually